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Costa Rica via San Jose vacations

Costa Rica is an outdoor adventurer's dream and a mecca of ecotourism.

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Costa Rica hotels and resorts are as diverse as the natural beauty that surrounds them. From luxury accommodations in the rain forest to quaint beachside hotels, your options are unique and plentiful. Experience the city with a San Jose hotel, or choose an all-inclusive resort where meals, drinks, and activities are included amenities for an ideal Costa Rica all-inclusive vacation package.

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Here are a few of our most popular Costa Rica via San Jose resorts:

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    Liberia, Costa Rica

    Barcelo San Jose - European Plan

    This tasteful, cosmopolitan hotel appeals to spa-lovers, couples, and active travelers alike.

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    Costa Rica Marriott Hotel - European Plan

    This premiere hacienda-style hotel boasts distinctive facilities and a convenient location.

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    Liberia, Costa Rica

    Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

    This inviting resort provides the perfect blend of service and smiles fronting Costa Rica’s warm Pacific Coast.

Things to do in Costa Rica

  • White-Headed Capuchin

    Palo Verde National Park Tour

    Provided by Amstar. Explore the Palo Verde National park, a nature lover's paradise.
  • Forest Canopy Exploration Tour

    Forest Canopy Exploration Tour

    Provided by Amstar. On this Costa Rica zip line excursion, you get to soar above Guanacaste's lush tropical landscapes filled with reptiles, birds, monkeys and other wildlife.
  • People Rafting

    Pozo Azul Whitewater Rafting

    Tour provided by Amstar.  A continuous challenge await you as you plunge through twists, turns, and drops down 8 miles of intense, challenging rapids.
  • People Rafting

    Corobici River Float Nature Tour

    Provided by Amstar.  Get up-close views of nature while you float lazily down the Corobici River in the Costa Rican rainforest!

Here are a few of the adventurous activities to take on in Costa Rica:

  • Take an active volcano tour at Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
  • Scuba dive, snorkel, fish, raft, or enjoy more of the many water sports.
  • View the rainforest from the top via Sky Walk or zip-line.
  • Spend a day at Palo Verde National Park playing with exotic animals.

Create your ideal vacation package to a destination that is home to rare wildlife, lush forests, beautiful surroundings, and non-stop family fun. Your Costa Rica vacation package is only a click away with Southwest Vacations®.

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Travel to Costa Rica to experience this unique destination featuring wild rainforests, beautiful beaches, amazing volcanoes, and a rich diversity of wildlife. Costa Rica offers miles of undeveloped natural landscapes, great year-round weather, and an abundance of travel activities for the perfect vacation. Your Southwest Vacations package to Costa Rica is sure to create lasting travel memories.

Costa Rica is a favorite vacation destination that is overflowing with attractions, activities, and opportunities for fun. It’s also the perfect vacation destination if you are interested in an ecotourism trip. Enjoy exciting excursions and take tropical tours to complete your Costa Rica vacation package.

Start by exploring the city of San Jose, Costa Rica’s bustling capital city with stylish hotels and Spanish colonial architecture. San Jose attractions include museums, art galleries, and coffee plantations. Visit the active Arenal Volcano and then enjoy the nearby hot springs and other classic Costa Rica activities such as river rafting and zip-lining through the rainforest. Experience the best of Costa Rica’s natural landscape and visit the biodiversity of Manuel Antoino National Park, which includes spacious rainforests and beaches to explore. Visit the protected sea turtle nesting area at Tortuguero National Park.

Looking for more adventure? Go out on the water to catch a trophy fish with some of the world’s best fishing excursions, or take a surf lesson in Costa Rica’s world-famous waves. Stay on land and take an off-road ATV ride into the jungle, or hike through Costa Rica’s incredibly well-preserved natural terrains. Add any of these great Costa Rica activities and Costa Rica tours to create your perfect Costa Rica vacation package from Southwest Vacations.

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